As the season wears on, most college football teams across the nation seem to get better and better.
The flip side of that coin is the simple fact that the early season is often filled with more than a few bumps in the road.
Depending on how big those bumps are, it could be the difference between a history-making year and a forgettable season.
So who got the short end of the stick this year?
There are a number of teams around the nation that faced rough schedules and have never seemed to live up to expectations after that. Here's our list of 10 college football teams that were screwed by their schedules.